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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pioneer Rocks.

This page contains six sections:

Around Pioneer Rocks ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Bethel Park (PA). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the north of Pioneer Rocks. Bethel Park (PA) has a population of 32,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Morgantown. It lies just northwest of Pioneer Rocks and has a population of 30,500 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Pioneer Rocks and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Canonsburg (PA)   [Map]   8,837   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Clairton (PA)   [Map]   6,611   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Connellsville (PA)   [Map]   7,368   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Jefferson Hills (PA)   [Map]   11,226   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
McKeesport (PA)   [Map]   19,245   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Monessen (PA)   [Map]   7,339   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pleasant Hills (PA)   [Map]   8,132   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Uniontown (PA)   [Map]   9,824   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Washington (PA)   [Map]   13,566   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
White Oak (PA)   [Map]   7,673   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Elkins   [Map]   7,047   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Fairmont   [Map]   18,467   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Moundsville   [Map]   8,494   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Point Marion (PA)   [Map]   1,117   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Arnettsville   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Arthurdale   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Baker Ridge   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Brookhaven   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Canyon   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cassville   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cheat Lake   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Granville   [Map]   2,560   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Masontown   [Map]   544   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Reedsville   [Map]   598   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Smithtown   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Star City   [Map]   1,958   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Threefork Bridge   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Westover   [Map]   4,182   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

For more communities neighboring Pioneer Rocks, please visit our County-by-County Page for Pioneer Rocks.

Monongalia County ...

Pioneer Rocks is located in Monongalia County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Monongalia County: Fayette (PA), Greene (PA), Marion, Preston, Taylor & Wetzel.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pioneer Rocks ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Pioneer Rocks.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Pioneer Rocks.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Pioneer Rocks. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pioneer Rocks. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of West Virginia

    West Virginia Tourism
    Parks for West Virginia

    Fishing in West Virginia
    Hunting in West Virginia


National Park Service (NPS) sites in West Virginia

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in West Virginia

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in West Virginia

Airports Near Pioneer Rocks ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Pioneer Rocks.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Greene Co. Airport   [Map]   WAY   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Connellsville Airport(ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]   VVS   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Pioneer Rocks.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pioneer Rocks. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Morgantown Muni. (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]   MGW   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Pittsburgh Intl. (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]   PIT   NNW   63 miles [101.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Central WV Airport (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]   CKB   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Allegheny Co. Airport (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]   AGC   N   51 miles [82.1 km]
Arnold Palmer Rgnl. (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]   LBE   NNE   52 miles [83.7 km]
Greater Pittsburgh Intl.    [Map]   ---   NNW   63 miles [101.4 km]
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport (JST/KJST)   [Map]   JST   NE   74 miles [119.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fairmont Muni.   [Map]   4G7   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Greene Co. Airport   [Map]   WAY   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Connellsville Airport(ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]   VVS   NNE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Garrett Co. Airport (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]   2G4   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Philippi / Barbour County Rgnl.   [Map]   79D   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Mount Pleasant Airport   [Map]   P45   NNE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Seven Springs Airport   [Map]   7SP   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Rostraver Airport(ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]   FWQ   N   41 miles [66 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Morgantown Muni.   (MGW/KMGW)   [Map]
        Website for Morgantown Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pittsburgh Intl.   (PIT/KPIT)   [Map]
        Website for Pittsburgh International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Johnstown - Cambria Co. Airport   (JST/KJST)   [Map]
        Website for John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shenandoah Valley Rgnl.   (SHD/KSHD)   [Map]
        Website for Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Connellsville Airport   (ICAO: KVVS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Garrett Co. Airport   (ICAO: K2G4)   [Map]
        Website for Garrett County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Akron - Canton Rgnl.   (CAK/KCAK)   [Map]
        Website for Akron - Canton Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rostraver Airport   (ICAO: KFWQ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Washington Co. Airport   (ICAO: KAFJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Upshur County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KW22)   [Map]
        Website for Upshur County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Elkins - Randolph Co. Airport   (EKN/KEKN)   [Map]
        Website for Elkins - Randolph County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
University Park Airport   (SCE/KUNV)   [Map]
        Website for University Park Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cleveland / Hopkins Intl.   (CLE/KCLE)   [Map]
        Website for Cleveland / Hopkins International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Port Columbus Intl.   (CMH/KCMH)   [Map]
        Website for Port Columbus International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
North Central WV Airport   (CKB/KCKB)   [Map]
        Website for North Central West Virginia Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Allegheny Co. Airport   (AGC/KAGC)   [Map]
        Website for Allegheny County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Arnold Palmer Rgnl.   (LBE/KLBE)   [Map]
        Website for Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Monongalia County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pioneer Rocks. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Monongalia County: www.co.monongalia.wv.us/

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pioneer Rocks.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Pioneer Rocks. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pioneer Rocks) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pioneer Rocks. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6095, Longitude: -79.8862     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pioneer Rocks have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Pioneer Rocks), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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